DigitalOcean: An Active User Community and Easy to Use Cloud Service

I moved all my personal websites over to DigitalOcean, and it feels good! If time had allowed, I would have done it sooner. But then again, companies like DigitalOcean did not exist until recently. So what is DigitalOcean? DigitalOcean is a cloud hosting provider built on simplicity and community (similar …

Google Maps is a Growing User Review and Business Directory Service

Yelp and Tripadvisor are probably getting a bit worried about Google pushing their map service more and more (or at least they should be). Google Maps already has pretty much, every known business on the planet listed. Try it out, search the name of an establishment with the name of the city …

How to Create an Emotional Connection With Remote Employees

Over the years, having held management positions in global companies, I’ve come to learn a few things about managing remote employees. Specifically, how to best motivate remote employees and how to keep them engaged and active as a key contributor to the global organization.

Norse IPviking – Real-time Visualization of Global Internet Attacks

Norse IPviking is a free online tool that displays a real-time visual map of global attacks with information such as, the attacking country, the target country, and the type of attack that is being carried out. No surprise, but you will see most of the attacks originating from China. This stuff …

Japanese Web and Mobile Study Resources

I have recently kicked my Japanese study into high gear, and to assist me with this, I did some digging on the internet to find some of the best apps/tools/websites to help with my language studying. This time around I’m arming myself with some of the latest free and paid …

Codepen.io – An HTML, CSS, and Javascript web editor

I thought I would share this really cool (and free) online tool that can be used to test out your HTML, CSS, and Javascript. The website is http://codepen.io. Create out other people’s sample work or test your own by creating a new “pen”. You can instantly check preview your code in …